"Howard, I think the dog wants to go out."
"Tiny Grand Piano From Outer Space!"
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"This was supposed to be a surprise party for you, but nobody showed up."
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"Who ordered the megatelli?"
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"Place your left hand on the Bible, raise your right hand, and repeat after me, 'Wow, I can't believe this is happening to me.'"
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"I was under the impression that the sex we were having was recreational!"
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"Don't worry Phil, we're just moving you down to four."
"There's nothing wrong with the ship. We just got a better offer."
"Your Honor, we the jury blame the victim."
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"Not at all the sort of comment one was expecting."
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"Relax, the real cookies await you at home."
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"It is not done well, but one is surprised to find it done at all."
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Photocopier Paper Plane
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"A good day to you, sir, and might the cow of the house be in?"
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"When we agreed that you would move in, Mr. Goodrich, you didn't mention Rex."
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"This is so unexpected – I didn't even prepare a speech."
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"The strings are catgut."
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Cupcake jumps out of cake.
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"Your therapy will be a combination of drugs and clowns."
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